British Couple in ‘Gay Cake’ Case Urge Christians to Take a Stand for God

Breitbart | 2/1/2016 | Staff
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The Christian couple that recently won a Supreme Court free speech victory in the ‘gay cake’ controversy are urging their fellow Christians to “take their stand for the word of God.”

Last week, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled in favour of Ashers Baking Co, which declined to bake and decorate a cake with a pro-gay marriage message.

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The court ruled that the Christian bakers had not discriminated on grounds of sexual orientation, religious belief, or political opinion in declining to decorate a cake with the message “Support Gay Marriage”.

It was not discriminatory for the bakery, run by Daniel and Amy McArthur, to refuse to produce the cake because it was the message they objected to, not the sexual orientation of the customer, the judges unanimously found.

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The McArthurs gave an interview to The Christian Institute, a non-profit that assists Christians facing LGBT discrimination cases.

“I would say to other Christians to not be afraid, to take your stand for God’s word because he is so faithful and he will bring you through it,” said Amy McArthur.

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“The past four years has really strengthened my faith in God, his comfort and strength and peace – for that alone it would’ve been worth it,” she added.

Amy’s husband Daniel agreed, and underscored the importance of the victory for freedom of speech.

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“This judgment carries so much weight because it guarantees free speech for Christians all over the UK,” he said.

“People ask you ‘was it worth it, going through all this?’ and I answer...
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